Side-beaked jar

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Early Minoan II B Period
about 2400–2200 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 013.


Height x length: 8.5 x 18 cm (3 3/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Vasilikware

Not On View


The Ancient World



Side-beaked jar. Six pieces put together. Part of the handle and of the beak missing. Red slip mottled with black, partly peeled off. Vasiliki


According to Fairbanks, Catalogue: from Mochlos, Crete; Sent by the Candia Museum in recognition of a gift from Mrs. T. James Bowlker for the excavations by Richard B. Seager; gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker to MFA, December 29, 1909

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker